Pie Traynor

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Birthday
11, 1899
Birthplace
Framingham, MA
Death Date
Mar 16, 1972 (72)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1899
Birthplace
Framingham, MA
Death Date
Mar 16, 1972 (72)

About

Played his entire 18-year career for the Pittsburgh Pirates with a .320 lifetime batting average.

Before Fame

He earned the nickname 'Pie' after one too many trips to the local grocery store and asking for pie.

Trivia

He hit a home run off future Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson in the 1925 World Series.

Family Life

He was married to his wife Eve until his death in 1972.

Associated With

He became a better hitter when Hall of Fame infielder Rogers Hornsby advised that he use a heavier bat.